Mediterranean cuisine for every day

Desserts and Sweets

Chocolate pudding with Cayenne pepper

Apr 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

Easy and fast was the promise of Joumana in her blog and she was right. The pudding is one of the fastest desert I ever made and the the combination of sweet and spicy is delicious. Preparation time: 5 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients for 6 servings: 2 cups of milk 1/2 cup of cream 2 [...]



Tahini Chocolate Brownie

Mar 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

This fabulous idea originates at Joumana blog. Take a classic American sweet and combine it with orthodox lent tradition. There you go: the Tahini chocolate Brownie is born. All oils are replaced with Tahini. The Brownie is light and fluffy, it tastes delicious. The smell of sesame or Halva during baking is great. I had [...]



Lemon cream – Κρέμα λεμονιού

Jan 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

At this time of the year the lemon trees in Greece are full of fruit. Lemon can be used in many different ways in cooking. Besides the classics such as lemonade and jam the lemon cream is one of my favorites. It is a truly easy recipe with a stunning result. All you need is [...]



Almond Florentine Crackers

Jan 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

This truly easy and delicious way of making Almond Florentine Crackers I have discovered at The English Kitchens blog. Italian salt crackers are used as a basis of the Florentine. Caramel goes very well with a tiny bit if salt that is on the crackers. Preparation time: 5 minutes Baking time: 7 minutes + 1 [...]



Apple Streusel Cake

Dec 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

A easy to do cake that fits the season. Apple can be found easily now and to use it in baking always results in a juicy cake. You can vary different kinds of apples to vary the flavors a little bit. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on [...]



Upside down pear cake

Nov 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

I always have lots of respect when it comes to baking. Usually baking requires precision and patience. Both things that I can only achieve when I really have to. This cake though is different. It took me hardly 15 minutes to prepare the dough, the pears and the caramel and the result was delicious. Preparation [...]



Chocolate Cherry Brownies

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

I discovered this brownies recipe at the 101 cookbooks blog. The parents in law visiting us was a good opportunity to try out the recipe. Nothing better than a soft, warm browny with juicy cherries. Ideally you pair this dessert with vanilla ice cream. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it [...]



Pumpkin & Apple Strudel

Apr 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

This delicious pumpkin and apple strudel I have dicovered at my colleague Monambelles blog. I varied the ingredients slightly as I could not find dates that her recipe required. I used raisins instead, which worked just fine. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit [...]



Seffa de Couscous

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

With this recipe “Simplicity’s table by the sea” had participated my5th mediterranean cooking event . The topic was Morocco. It was as well the first time that i had read about a sweet coucous dish. Seffa de Couscous is common in Morocco and Algeria. It is served at special occasions. Preparation time: 5 minutes cooking [...]



Mascarpone Mousse with apple compote and almond brittle

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

This Creme I have served at my last Secret Supper and every body loved it. The creamy Mascarpone with a touch of Amaretto and Vanilla in combination with juicy apples boiled in wine goes well with the crunchy almond brittle. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin [...]